The 2006 Minnesota Legislative Session resulted in the adoption of Minnesota Statutes 299F.50 requiring the installation of carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in all single family homes and multifamily apartment units. The law is effective:
Effective January 1, 2007
All new constructed single-family homes and multifamily dwelling units for which building permits were issued on or after January 1, 2007.
Effective August 1, 2008
All existing single-family homes shall be equipped with approved carbon monoxide alarms.
Effective August 1, 2009
All other multifamily or apartment dwelling units shall be provided with approved carbon monoxide alarms.